NLM-0FBFFD: Post-Medieval Coin: Irish Halfpenny of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-0FBFFD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Milled Irish halfpenny of George III (1760-1820), probably an issue of c.1806-1807 from the style of bust, insofar as this is discernible.

Obverse description: Bust, probably small, right.

Obverse inscription: GEORG[---]REX

Reverse description: Crowned harp left.

Reverse inscription: [HIBER]NIA

Diameter: 27.6mm, Weight: 7.41gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1806
Date to: Exactly AD 1807

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.41 g
Diameter: 27.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39376

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: coin of George III, copper
Obverse description: Bust, probably small, right.
Obverse inscription: GEORG[---]REX
Reverse description: Crowned harp left.
Reverse inscription: [HIBER]NIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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